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Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'A La Mode'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: A La Mode
Hybridized by Swan Island
Registered or introduced: 1993
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

White

Orange

Bicolor

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lewisville, Minnesota

Albany, Oregon

Issaquah, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 9, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

One of the ADS Fab Fifty- This variety won fifty (50) blue or higher awards in a year.